- USS Delaware
USS "Delaware" may refer to one of the six
United States Navyships named for the U.S. state of Delaware(the first state in the Union):
*USS|Delaware|1776|6, was a 24-gun
frigatebuilt in 1776 and captured by the British in 1777.
*USS|Delaware|1798|6, was a 20-gun ship purchased in 1798.
*USS|Delaware|1820|6, was a 74-gun
ship of the line, launched in 1820 and burned in 1861.
*USS|Delaware|1861|6, was a side-wheel steamer built in 1861 and decommissioned in 1865.
*USS|Delaware|1869|6, was a screw steamer renamed from "Piscataqua" in 1869.
*USS|Delaware|BB-28, was a
battleshipcommissioned in 1910 and scrapped in 1924.
*"SP-467" (later "AT-5S" and "YT-111") served in the Navy from 1917 to 1923. Although officially known as "SP-467", she was erroneously listed under her merchant name of "Delaware" on various occasions.
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